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Frozen is the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, who are princesses of a fictional mountain kingdom. The song actually changed the plot of the film by portraying Elsa more sympathetically, as she had previously been written as the villain. Many people comment, or complain, about the song as an earworm. Some people humorously break into the song or post GIFs, memes, or clips of it online when telling someone they need to let some matter go in their personal lives. Popular media may accordingly pun on the Frozen song. This is not meant to be a formal definition of Let It Go like most terms we define on Dictionary.
Where does Let It Go come from?
The song was performed in its original show-tune version in the film by American actress and singer Idina Menzel in her vocal role as Queen Elsa. It was later released as a single,   being promoted to adult contemporary radio by Walt Disney Records in January Disney's music division planned to release Lovato's version of the song before Menzel's, as they did not consider Menzel's version a traditional pop song. It is the first song from a Disney animated musical to reach the top ten of the Billboard Hot since , when Vanessa L. Williams ' " Colors of the Wind " from Pocahontas peaked at number four on the chart. The song is also Menzel's first single to reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot chart, making her the first Tony Award winner for acting to ever reach the top The song presents Queen Elsa, who flees her kingdom when she publicly loses control of her ability to generate ice. Up in the mountains and away from the townspeople, Elsa realizes that she no longer needs to hide her ability, and rejoices in being able to use her power freely, to "let it go". She sheds her royal accessories, creates a living snowman , and builds a magnificent ice castle for herself. The Daily Telegraph explained that instead of the villain originally envisioned by the producers, the songwriters saw Elsa as "a scared girl struggling to control and come to terms with her gift.
The snow glows white on the mountain tonight Not a footprint to be seen A kingdom of isolation And it looks like I'm the queen. The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside Couldn't keep it in, heaven knows I tried. Don't let them in, don't let them see Be the good girl you always have to be Conceal, don't feel, don't let them know Well, now they know. Let it go, let it go Can't hold it back anymore Let it go, let it go Turn away and slam the door. I don't care What they're going to say Let the storm rage on The cold never bothered me anyway. It's funny how some distance Makes everything seem small And the fears that once controlled me Can't get to me at all. It's time to see what I can do To test the limits and break through No right, no wrong, no rules for me I'm free. Let it go, let it go I am one with the wind and sky Let it go, let it go You'll never see me cry Here I stand and here I'll stay Let the storm rage on. My power flurries through the air into the ground My soul is spiraling in frozen fractals all around And one thought crystallizes like an icy blast I'm never going back, the past is in the past. Let it go, let it go And I'll rise like the break of dawn Let it go, let it go That perfect girl is gone Here I stand in the light of day Let the storm rage on The cold never bothered me anyway.